Our Stories

Shayna's Story

Shayna’s Story

While talking about all of the services she and her son have used, she added, “I don’t know where I would be without your staff. You gave me hope when I didn’t have it for myself.”

Dawn’s Story

Dawn was the first patient in our Medication Assisted Treatment program for individuals struggling with substance abuse. This is the letter she wrote to her care team…

Amanda’s Story

“We came up here with the clothes on our back practically. I didn’t have care – prenatal or anything. My upstairs neighbor said, ‘Why don’t you go to Families First? They’ll take care of you.’ ”

Cohl’s Story

Having a muscular disease is a challenge, particularly when you’re part of a family whose collective energy is uncontainable. And especially when you’re a hockey-loving second-grader who wants nothing more than to run, play, and keep up with your friends.

Mary Malloy, RN, Certified Diabetes Educator

John’s & Carol’s Stories

When John and Carol came to Families First, both were homeless. They used our Mobile Health Care program, which brings medical, dental, counseling and social work services to people who lack stable housing and others with low incomes. They shared their stories in a video, to help us raise money to replace  “Big Blue,” one of our first health care vans.